EU top envoy: We will no longer be Kenya's donor but trading partner
Bloc sought bilateral agreement with Kenya after East African Community member states refused to ratify an economic pact with the EU.
By Mwangi Maina 2 years ago
EU top envoy: We will no longer be Kenya's donor but trading partner
Big day for Rwanda, Uganda as they reopen borders three years later
Rwanda has reopened its land borders with Uganda, including the busy Gatuna border post for the first time after almost three years.
By Mwangi Maina 2 years ago
Big day for Rwanda, Uganda as they reopen borders three years later
WaterAid advocates for better integration of water, sanitation in Kigali summit
On the sidelines, WaterAid hosted an exhibition that demonstrated how water should be integrated into healthcare and hygiene services.
By Mwangi Maina 2 years ago
WaterAid advocates for better integration of water, sanitation in Kigali summit
African Union trains journalists on Africa's Blue Economy
The workshop aims at equipping journalists with information and statistics on Africa’s Blue Economy strategy
By Mwangi Maina 2 years ago
African Union trains journalists on Africa's Blue Economy
ASEAN, Karura partner in conservation bid
Asean states partner with Karura forest to plant trees in conservation bid.
By Mwangi Maina 2 years ago
ASEAN, Karura partner in conservation bid
Kenya opens embassy in Jarkata, urges business community to tap into Indonesia’s market
The PS underscores the need for cohesion among the stakeholders to elevate the trade sector
By Mwangi Maina 2 years ago
Kenya opens embassy in Jarkata, urges business community to tap into Indonesia’s market
Indonesia launches ‘soko la Indonesia’ exhibition to promote trade in Kenya
Until October next year, all the samples from more than 75 participants will be exhibited at "Soko la Indonesia" at the Embassy.
By Mwangi Maina 2 years ago
Indonesia launches ‘soko la Indonesia’ exhibition to promote trade in Kenya
Kenya initiates ‘goodwill’ talks, opens skies for Somalia flights
Somalia issued a diplomatic note acknowledging Kenya’s ‘goodwill gesture’ to re-open the airspace for Somalia flights.
By Mwangi Maina 2 years ago
Kenya initiates ‘goodwill’ talks, opens skies for Somalia flights
Ex-Ghanaian President Mahama quits AU’s Somalia mediator role
He says lack of support will undermine the hopes of restoring peace and stability in Somalia
By Mwangi Maina 2 years ago
Ex-Ghanaian President Mahama quits AU’s Somalia mediator role
Kenya bans flights to and from Somalia
Although there is no reason given, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Director General Captain Gilbert Kibe said it is an order they are implementing.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Kenya bans flights to and from Somalia
East Africa’s free press still under threat, global survey shows
Despite Africa consistently ranking as the most violent continent for journalists to work in, most of the 2021 index’s biggest gains are in Africa.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
East Africa’s free press still under threat, global survey shows
Magufuli’s change of tune after Covid-19 strikes top government officials
Tanzania masked its Covid-19 data creating a virtual dead spot with no statistics on the infections and deaths
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Magufuli’s change of tune after Covid-19 strikes top government officials
Tanzania envoy temporarily deactivates Twitter account after criticism from KoT
His utterances prompted retributions from Kenyans on Twitter (KoT) forcing him to delete all his earlier tweets and retweets about the Kenyan media.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Tanzania envoy temporarily deactivates Twitter account after criticism from KoT
Burundi hosts Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde
The visit by President Zewde will offer the two Heads of State an opportunity to explore and strengthen bilateral relations.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Burundi hosts Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde
Burundi, European Union agree to work together towards restoring relations
The two delegations met in Bujumbura on Tuesday and were led by Ambassador Albert Shingiro, Burundian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Claude Bochu.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Burundi, European Union agree to work together towards restoring relations
Boost as firm digitises patients health records
Move to help healthcare professionals, insurers and pharmaceutical companies predict and respond to the outbreak of deadly diseases
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Boost as firm digitises patients health records
Opposition figures battling Museveni in Uganda. Who are they?
The arrest of opposition candidate Bobi Wine in November 2020 sparked violent mass protests in Uganda.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Opposition figures battling Museveni in Uganda. Who are they?
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Explainer: Is Somaliland a republic?
Somaliland was administered by Britain and Somalia by Italy before a post-independence union and a break-up
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Explainer: Is Somaliland a republic?
Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya in wee hours of the night
Mogadishu says it will withdraw all its diplomats from Kenya and has ordered Kenyan diplomats to leave the country within 7 days.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya in wee hours of the night
Kenya to host Somaliland President Muse Bihi
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is in pursuit of direct diplomatic representation in Hargeisa.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Kenya to host Somaliland President Muse Bihi
Kenyans in the UK mark Jamhuri Day
The former Statehouse spokesperson noted that Kenya was celebrating the freedom and liberty that was secured after decades of struggle.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Kenyans in the UK mark Jamhuri Day
Kenya, UK reaffirm partnership by launching DCI crime reporting hotlines
The ‘crime stoppers’ hotline will be a free-to-call, confidential crime reporting hotline.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Kenya, UK reaffirm partnership by launching DCI crime reporting hotlines
Tanzanian politician Godbless Lema granted asylum in Canada
The Chadema politician left Nairobi last evening after staying in Kenya for about a month.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Tanzanian politician Godbless Lema granted asylum in Canada
African leaders stand with Bobi Wine as EU, UN condemn police brutality
African Opposition figures stand in solidarity with Uganda’s Bobi Wine, EU and UN call for respect of human rights
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
African leaders stand with Bobi Wine as EU, UN condemn police brutality
Uganda’s Bobi Wine arrested
Popular Ugandan singer and National Unity Platform (NUP) Presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has been arrested
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Uganda’s Bobi Wine arrested
Malawi in intensive diplomatic mission, to establish embassy in Jerusalem
‘Sleepy Malawi’ because of the potential the former British colony drowses on, not only in agriculture but also in tourism.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Malawi in intensive diplomatic mission, to establish embassy in Jerusalem
Burundi reopens skies for international flights
The Burundian government has reopened the country’s international airport, almost eight months after it was closed
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Burundi reopens skies for international flights
Burundi, Rwanda officials meet to restore bilateral ties
Bujumbura and Kigali need no mediator to broker any bilateral deal because they know and understand each other well
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Burundi, Rwanda officials meet to restore bilateral ties
NIB boss Mugambi still reporting to work despite court suspension
Sources at Unyunyizi House offices say Mugambi is currently with CS Cecily Kariuki inspecting the agency’s projects in Western Kenya
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
NIB boss Mugambi still reporting to work despite court suspension
DRC, Burundi in peace and security rapprochement
DRC visits Burundi for bilateral talks, neighbours commit to strengthening peace and security
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
DRC, Burundi in peace and security rapprochement
Burundi is stable, safe for investment, says Ndayishimiye
Ndayishimiye spoke during this year’s virtual address by various Heads of State at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Burundi is stable, safe for investment, says Ndayishimiye
Burundi declines to attend DR Congo regional summit
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Burundi declines to attend DR Congo regional summit
Tanzania: Panel of eminent persons launched ahead of October polls
This is an alternative independent oversight body that will monitor the forthcoming 2020 Tanzanian polls.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Tanzania: Panel of eminent persons launched ahead of October polls
Foreign envoys call for free and fair polls in Tanzania
The envoys further said they support the democratic process and the functioning of democratic institutions in Tanzania.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Foreign envoys call for free and fair polls in Tanzania
Tanzania gags another media outlet, demands apology for seven days
TCRA Director-General James Kilaba said that the station has been banned after it broadcasted misleading electoral news.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Tanzania gags another media outlet, demands apology for seven days
Magufuli or Lissu? A two-horse race in Tanzania’s grueling presidential poll
The two rivals were cleared by the nation’s electoral commission on Tuesday, August 25, for the Presidential race.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Magufuli or Lissu? A two-horse race in Tanzania’s grueling presidential poll
Tanzania opposition leader Tundu Lissu cries foul over return of nomination forms
According to Robert Amsterdam, Lissu’s international lawyer, John Magufuli is applying the coward’s playbook.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Tanzania opposition leader Tundu Lissu cries foul over return of nomination forms
Crackdown on free press intensifies in Tanzania
The new law also prohibits content on coronavirus in the country without the approval of a state official.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Crackdown on free press intensifies in Tanzania
Tundu Lissu to fly Chadema’s presidential ticket
Tanzania operates in a democracy that has seen presidents come and go.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Tundu Lissu to fly Chadema’s presidential ticket
Tanzania’s ex-president Mkapa buried
Mkapa, 81, who was a former journalist and diplomat, was laid to rest with all the protocols of a state funeral.
By Mwangi Maina 3 years ago
Tanzania’s ex-president Mkapa buried
Don't allow him to cheat in peace
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By Diana Makokha
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Spare us wild goose chase in weak impeachment motions
Kamotho Waiganjo
By Kamotho Waiganjo
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At this rate, Raila's ODM will expel everyone
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By Mark Oloo
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Limuru III is all about ethnic gain and the 'our turn to eat' narrative
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